Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front.
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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

8NM ENE Portland ME

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Showers Likely

    Winds IncreasingS 15kt
    Waves Building3ft

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    W 15kt
    4ft

    Low: 48 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    W 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 54 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WSW 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 15kt
    1ft

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 15kt
    1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    NW 20kt
    2ft

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    SW 10kt
    1ft

    High: 53 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:38 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY

Synopsis: ANZ100-152345- 534 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A warm front will lift north across the Gulf of Maine today before a cold front moves across the waters from the northwest tonight. Strong winds continue behind the front into Tuesday. Another cold front moves through on Wednesday with gusty northwest winds in its wake. && $$

Today
S wind 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
Tonight
SSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Showers likely before midnight. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday
W wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday
W wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
SW wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 43.73°N 70.1°W
Last Update: 5:38 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
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